Prerequisites: Portuguese 101, or consent of instructor.
This is an intermediate course for students who have already taken the first level of Portuguese. The main objective of the class is to complement the student’s knowledge of the basic structure of the language, through a programmatic review, while s/he practices the language by reading, speaking and writing about a series of contemporary texts. Students will practice their ability to speak Portuguese through group discussions of assigned readings and reporting on current events obtained from the internet. Not for native speakers with formal training in Portuguese at high school level or beyond.